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“Empire” will end prematurely on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The popular hip-hop drama was always intended to finish at the end of its current sixth season, but after the global health pandemic forced filming to be shut down, it will now end on episode 18 of the finale series. The FOX show’s writers Lee Daniels…

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There is a possibility that Jussie Smollett could return to the hit television show “Empire.” The 37-year-old actor  — who played musician Jamal Lyon in the drama — had been accused of having orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack on himself back in January. Although he had the case against him dropped in March, he…

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In a move that appears to signal feelings of betrayal and abandonment, ex-“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has unfollowed his former boss who made him a household name through the weekly drama series. According to TheJasmineBrand, Smollett stopped following “Empire” creator, producer and director Lee Daniels this past week. There were a couple of recent developments…

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If “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is guilty of perpetrating a fraud of a beatdown, he may not only go to prison and be out of a skyrocketing Hollywood career, but he may drastically impact the pockets of the entire “Empire” cast and crew. That’s because “Empire,” which set the nation on fire when it first…

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Jussie Smollett — who is being investigated over reports he orchestrated an alleged homophobic and racist attack on himself — will not be returning to set to shoot the final two episodes of the series. The 36-year-old actor who plays Jamal Lyon on the show has been written out of the finale, as producers are keen to “avoid further disruption.”…

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There will soon be a new and openly gay Black male superhero to hit the screens, and that hero’s name is SuperB—-. So says Oscar-winning director Lee Daniels, according to a recent Instagram post. The character has become a viral video sensation that features a man in high heeled thigh boots and a shiny skintight spandex shirt…

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Singer, songwriter and “Star” lead actress Jude Demorest celebrated the arrival of her first child, posting vibrant photos of newborn son Judah. Demorest, 26, is best known for playing the ambitious and multitalented but deeply troubled Star Davis in the hit show created by Lee Daniels. Her character and two other young women try to navigate…

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“Empire” creator and director Lee Daniels wants you to put some respect on his name. Daniels explained to the media why he deserves some kudos for Cardi’s meteoric music rise. Daniels told TMZ he gave Cardi some Instagram shine that ultimately caught “Love & Hip Hop” executive producer Mona Scott Young’s attention. He said, “My…

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